Pumpkin Varieties

Horticulturist Heather O’Bryan is sharing a few different varieties of pumpkins.

Decorative: Green Goblin, Mini gourds regular Jack O Lanterns.  Just not very tasty nor do they have enough “meat” to eat. CAN roast the seeds.

Edible: Hubbard (others I will bring when I find them).  Mostly fibrous flesh and very sweet.  Great in muffins, breads, soups.

Edible AND Decorative: Marina di Chioggia and Galeux D’Eysines (I am not sure what other kinds I will find, sorry for the mystery).  These pumpkins look really cool.  Decorate with them for Halloween and then roast them for eating!

One thing to do with pumpkin is roast them in a pan with some water in the bottom.  When done, peel skin away, puree in food processor and then scoop them into muffin tins.  Freeze.  These are approx. 1/2c and can be thawed to use for cooking later or thrown directly into soup and used as a nutritious thickener.

WSLS 10 may allow you to upload, post, transmit or otherwise provide content to WSLS 10, including, but not limited to, photos, video, audio, comments, articles, blogs, forums and any other such communication in which you provide content to the Web site ("User Content"). You agree that you are solely responsible for your communications and any content you provide. Read full terms and conditions of use by clicking here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s